The beautiful Barnsdale Gardens near Oakham in Rutland has been peat-free for more than 30 years after its founder TV gardener Geoff Hamilton, always ahead of his time, started to experiment with peat-free composts.
His son and owner of Barnsdale, Nick Hamilton, carries on his work today and with peat-based composts about to be phased out, who better to ask about getting the best from the many new peat alternative composts now appearing in garden centres.
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